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The Senate finally approved a new version of the stimulus package, but debate continues about whether it's even a good idea. Commentator Will Wilkinson says the deal may only be useful for psychological effect, if at all.
A new study out today links our genetic make-up to the amount of risk we're willing to take with our savings. Those more prone to risk-taking ventures: study participants whose ancestors moved around. Janet Babin reports.
Google is developing a free Web service to help you track your home energy use in real time. Aside from helping consumers save on their electricity bill, Google could use the information to make money. Sam Eaton explains how.
The town of Blakely, Ga. once thrived as a mecca for the peanut industry. But with the closing of the local peanut processing plant due to a salmonella outbreak comes a questionable future. Dan Grech reports.
As bank executives account for lavish bonus packages in tough times, we wondered if money is all that drives the American worker nowadays. Bill Radke poses the question to LA Times columnist David Lazarus.
Marketplace Morning Report for Wednesday, February 11, 2009